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Wendy Cukier

Diversity Institute
Professor, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Ted Rogers School of Management Director
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Wendy Cukier is one of Canada's leading experts in disruptive technologies, innovation processes and diversity, with more than 200 published papers on technology, innovation, and management. Dr. Cukier is Academic Director of the $8.6m Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub, Research Lead of the $260m Future Skills Centre and the Principal Investigator on many grants including a $2.5m SSHRC Partnership Grant. Dr. Cukier is the founder and Director of the Diversity Institute which conduct research focusing on diversity and inclusion in the workplace, future skills, and entrepreneurship and innovation. She is the coauthor of the bestseller “Innovation Nation: Canadian Leadership from Java to Jurassic Park”. Being the former VP of Research and Innovation, Ryerson University, Dr. Cukier serves on a host of boards in the private and non-profit sectors and has helped create and grow several successful startups and social ventures including Flybits, Think2Thing and Growing North.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, October 4

2:00pm MDT